UCC accommodating gender discrimination

[dropcap style=boxed]F[/dropcap]ive of a total of 14 empty houses renting through the UCC Accommodation scheme were found to be in breach of the law after advertising exclusively for female tenants the Private Residential Tenants Board (PRTB) confirmed. Michelle Tritschler, a Client Director for the PRTB, stated that “landlords may not discriminate against potential tenants on…

A potted history of the Express

[dropcap style= boxed]A[/dropcap]lthough UCC has an assorted history of student publications, the UCC Express traces its origins back only 17 years. That corresponds to the first ever issue of the University Examiner on the 9th of October 1997, a publication which was founded by Fionnán Sheahan. Sheahan had been the penultimate Editor of the Gazette,…

Single Girl Rants: Cheater Cheater, Pumpkin Eater!

Cheater Cheater, Pumpkin Eater! As a prominent singleton on the college nightlife scene it has come to my awareness that the majority of people cheat. They cheat on their boyfriends/girlfriends with what seems like no remorse. Faithful seems to not have any meaning. My experience relates to only one gender, those which possess a penis,…

It’s all drama, drama, drama…

UCC Dramat has a wealth of upcoming events in store running both on and off campus, writes Micheál Phelan.   UCC Dramat have had a busy and a very successful year’s worth of theatre and is about to open their eighth and final full length production of the year, entitled And Then There Were None…

Pink Lady | Julie Daunt

Julie Daunt discusses the pastel pink phase      “Wow, that’s an interesting hair colour!” This is a usual comment I hear regarding my pink hair. Yes, it’s not your average mousey brown (although that is what my natural hair colour is). And yes, it does attract attention, sometimes unwanted. In my job I got called…